Hendrix College

1600 Washington Ave, Conway, AR 72032-3080
Tel: (501)329-6811
Private not-for-profit | 1,388 students
Hendrix College, a private, undergraduate institution of the liberal arts related to the United Methodist Church, offers distinguished academic programs in a residential, coeducational setting. As a collegiate community, Hendrix is dedicated to the cultivation of whole persons through the transmission of knowledge, the refinement of intellect, the development of character, and the encouragement of a concern for worthy values.

School Overview:

Hendrix College
CountyFaulkner County, AR
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
119 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,388 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,369 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
19 students137 students
 
# Undergraduate Students
1,373 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
15 students129 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%1%
% Asian
2%2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
3%3%
% Black
3%6%
% White
90%84%
% Two or more races
2%2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$36,200$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$36,200$24,744
 
Percent Admitted83%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)550-680450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)540-670460-573
ACT English (25-75%)26-3419-25
ACT Math (25-75%)24-3118-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)26-3220-25

School Notes:

  • In 1876 Central Institute, which was to become Hendrix College was established in Altus, Arkansas, by the Rev. Isham L. Burrow. Burrow was serving as a minister in the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (now a part of the United Methodist Church) at the time. Over the past 35 years, Hendrix has engaged in a campus development plan resulting in 15 new academic buildings and residence halls and has instituted programs and activities for faculty development and student intellectual, cultural, spiritual and recreational life.
  • Hendrix is located in Conway, Arkansas. The college covers 160 acres, encompassing academic, residential and recreational resources, plus arboretum, nature trail, gazebo, pecan court and pine woods.
  • The college offers Bachelor of Arts degree in 29 academic majors and 32 academic minors, including Interdisciplinary Studies for students who want to develop their own major. Master of Arts degree is offered in Accounting.
  • The college is accedited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, University Senate of the United Methodist Church, National Association of Schools of Music, National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, American Chemical Society.
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